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Gabrielle Chanel resting, with a book in hand

v. 1908
Ferréol de Nexon Collection, Paris
©Ferréol de Nexon

Gabrielle Chanel resting, with a book in hand

GABRIELLE CHANEL

Handwritten note autograph « The life we now live is always of little value. The life we dream, that's our really great existence, because it will continue beyond death. »
Private collection
©Photo Thierry Depagne

GABRIELLE CHANEL

JEAN COCTEAU

Coco Chanel
c. 1930
Lead pencil drawing
Stéphane Dermit Collection, on loan to Maison Jean Cocteau, Milly-la-Forêt
©ADAGP, Paris 2016 «Avec l'aimable autorisation de M. Pierre Bergé, président du Comité Jean Cocteau»/Collection Stéphane Dermit. Dépôt à la maison Jean Cocteau

JEAN COCTEAU

JEAN COCTEAU

The professional secret Paris, Au Sans Pareil,
1922
Museum Jean Cocteau collection Séverin Wunderman, Menton
©ADAGP, Paris 2016 «Avec l'aimable autorisation de M. Pierre Bergé, président du Comité Jean Cocteau»/Musée Jean Cocteau collection Séverin Wunderman, Menton/photo Serge Caussé

JEAN COCTEAU

KARL LAGERFELD FOR CHANEL

2013/2014 Métiers d'Art «Paris-Dallas»
Dress in black velvet embroidered with golden stars
Dress in black silk tulle embroidered with golden stars
Cruise 2011/2012
Dress in navy silk crêpe embroidered with comets, black silk tulle 2002/2003 Métiers d'Art
Pullover in black cashmere decorated with a «trompe l'oeil» embroidery of the «Comète» necklace created by Gabrielle Chanel in 1932
CHANEL Patrimoine Collection, Paris
©CHANEL/photo Patricia Canino

KARL LAGERFELD FOR CHANEL

PABLO PICASSO AND MAX JACOB

Portrait of Max Jacob by Picasso and handwritten poem
by Max Jacob
1917
Print. Proof on vellum paper, annotated and numbered Picasso Museum, Paris
©Succession Picasso 2016/ADAGP, Paris 2016/RMN-Grand Palais (musée Picasso de Paris)/photo Adrien Didierjean

PABLO PICASSO AND MAX JACOB

PABLO PICASSO

Reclining woman reading
1952
Oil and charcoal on canvas
Private collection
©Succession Picasso 2016

PABLO PICASSO

MICHEL MANOLL AND JEAN ROUSSELOT

Pierre Reverdy
Paris, Éditions Seghers, 1951
Poètes d'aujourd'hui Collection
CHANEL Patrimoine Collection, Paris
©Comité Pierre Reverdy/Collection Patrimoine de CHANEL/photo Thierry Depagne

MICHEL MANOLL AND JEAN ROUSSELOT

PÈRE LE CORRE

Pierre Reverdy in his house in Solesmes
1954
Abbaye Saint-Pierre-de-Solesmes Archives
©Archives Abbaye Saint-Pierre-de-Solesmes

PÈRE LE CORRE

ELLEN VON UNWERTH

Nine d'Urso wearing a suit from the collection CHANEL Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2015/2016
©Ellen Von Unwerth/Trunk Archive

ANONYMOUS
Collage with lettrines

Making up the words « MISIA »,« COCO », « CHANEL » et « AMOUR », cardboard with the year 1921 and two dice and five pins
1921
CHANEL Patrimoine Collection, Paris
©Collection Patrimoine de CHANEL/photo Thierry Depagne

TRISTAN TZARA

« Dada Anonymous Society for the exploitation of vocabulary » Dada flyer
1918
CHANEL Patrimoine Collection, Paris
©Christophe Tzara/Collection Patrimoine de CHANEL

CHANEL

N°5 perfume label
Grained and embossed paper
CHANEL Patrimoine Collection, Paris
©Collection Patrimoine de CHANEL/photo Thierry Depagne

Boy Capel reading in his apartment

v. 1911
©D.R.

ARTHUR EDWARD CAPEL (called Boy Capel)

Handwritten notebook with extracts from his readings
Private collection ©Photo Thierry Depagne

GUY DE MAUPASSANT

A Life
Paris, Éditions Louis Conard publisher, 1908
Gabrielle Chanel's apartment, Paris
©Collection CHANEL/photo Thierry Depagne

GABRIELLE CHANEL

Original "Comète" brooch created by Gabrielle Chanel
for her "Bijoux de Diamants" collection
1932
Platinum set with 28 old-mine-cut diamonds (5 carats)
Collection Patrimoine de CHANEL, Paris
©CHANEL/Photo Didier Roy

FRANÇOIS BOISROND

Detail of Aubazine abbey pavement, star-shaped
2014
Felt pen on paper
Paris, Collection CHANEL
©François Boisrond

PLAYING CARD

Printed cardboard
Gabrielle Chanel's apartment, Paris
©Collection CHANEL/photo Thierry Depagne

CHANEL

N°19 perfume bottle
Glass, cotton thread, wax seal, printed Canson paper,
2016 CHANEL Patrimoine Collection, Paris
©Collection Patrimoine de CHANEL/photo Thierry Depagne

PAUL MORAND

Lewis and Irène
Paris, Le Livre de Poche publisher,
1969
CHANEL Patrimoine Collection, Paris
©Le Livre de Poche/Collection Patrimoine de CHANEL

Gabrielle Chanel, Boy Capel and Constant Say on the beach at Saint-Jean-de-Luz

c. 1916
Private collection
©Rue des archives/PVDE

HEADLESS VENUS

Egypt-Alexandria, Greco-Roman period
1st century BC - 1st century AD
Marble
Gabrielle Chanel's apartment, Paris
©Collection CHANEL/photo Thierry Depagne

KARL LAGERFELD POUR CHANEL

Press kit from the collection CHANEL
Ready-to-Wear Fall/Winter 2015/2016 with Lindsey Wixson
©CHANEL/photo Karl Lagerfeld

MAN RAY

Genica Athanasiou wearing a theater costume made by Gabrielle Chanel for Antigone by Jean Cocteau
1922
Positive image from digitally processed original negative
©Man Ray Trust/ADAGP, Paris 2016/photo Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais/image Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI

KARL LAGERFELD FOR CHANEL

Haute Couture
Spring/Summer 2014 Dress in white tweed corseted and trimmed with black gros grain Prêt-à-Porter Fall/Winter 2016/2017 Bag in beige and black quilted lambskin with a motif of a trimmed jacket Necklaces and sautoirs in two-tone glass beads from between 1992 and 2014 Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2015
Suit in white tweed trimmed with black, black patent lambskin belt
©CHANEL/photo Patricia Canino

ROLAND BARTHES

Contest Chanel Courrèges
Marie Claire, N°181,
September 1967
CHANEL Patrimoine Collection, Paris
©Collection Patrimoine de CHANEL

DOUGLAS KIRKLAND

Portrait of Gabrielle Chanel on her sofa looking at her library
July 1962
Photography
Douglas Kirkland Collection, Los Angeles
©Douglas Kirkland

CA' PESARO, GALLERIA INTERNAZIONALE D'ARTE MODERNA

©FONDAZIONNE MUSEI CIVICI DI VENEZIA

CA' PESARO, GALLERIA INTERNAZIONALE D'ARTE MODERNA

©FONDAZIONNE MUSEI CIVICI DI VENEZIA

JEAN-LOUIS FROMENT

curator of the exhibition
©CHANEL/photo Thierry Depagne

JÉRÔME SCHLOMOFF

Venice San Marco
35-mm pinhole camera film
Artist's collection
©Jérôme Schlomoff/CHANEL

Jean-Louis Froment

Curator of the exhibition
©CHANEL


©CHANEL

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